IoT Terrain Still Shifting Rick Merritt 2/27/2015 Post a comment The Internet of Things continues to fragment with competing networks and frameworks from 6LoWPAN to Zigbee, Apple Homekit and Google’s Thread.
The Information Age & the Shift in Consumerism Ron Guido 2/11/2015 Post a comment Life in general, and business in particular, are all about moving information and doing it quickly. Electronics retailers, distributors, and OEMs need to understand that information shift is happening--and learn to work with it.
What the Apple Watch Means for the Industry Sagar Jethani 2/9/2015 Post a comment The introduction of the Apple Watch engendered a lot of industry talk. Now that some time has passed, it's time to look at whether this new product introduction signaled the entry of wearables into the mainstream and a boon for electronics designers.
Holographic Images for Healthcare Ariella Brown 1/27/2015 Post a comment Like a scene from a science fiction film, this new holographic technology allows doctors and surgeons to view and interact with virtual representations of organs in real-time.
Smartphones for the Blind Ariella Brown 1/16/2015 Post a comment For the visually impaired, the empowerment offered by suitably equipped smartphones provides more than convenience -- it represents independence!
IoT: Collaborate or Else, Says Samsung CEO Junko Yoshida 1/9/2015 (6) comments Samsung Electronics CEO BK Yoon, in his keynote at CES, made a passionate pitch to “unlock the infinite possibilities of the Internet of Things,” while suggesting that the industry fall in line behind Samsung’s leadership.
Internet of Things: Engineering for Everyone Dan Radic 12/30/2014 (11) comments The emergence of open-source development platforms, developed and maintained by dedicated volunteers, has effectively raised the level of abstraction to a point where non-experts can now use these platforms.
WiFi to Switch on IoT Appliances Rick Merritt 12/29/2014 (7) comments Electrolux says it is one of several white good makers about to roll out smart appliances using WiFi, Linux, and AllJoyn to connect with the cloud and each other.
Top Robot Stories of 2014 Rich Quinnel 12/23/2014 (22) comments Robots have fascinated us for centuries, but now we are realizing those visions. Here are some of the top robot stories that amazed and delighted us this past year.
IoT Metro Network Race Is On Rick Merritt 12/17/2014 (3) comments The startup Sigfox aims to raise more than $70 million by early next year to fund a US national IoT network using its 900MHz software, and it has a partner for a satellite version.
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